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Unread 07-16-2013, 11:28 PM   #1
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throttle linkage

in trying to make ya'll proud, I may have just wrecked two carbs. why the heck are the butterfly screws so dang soft?? to make this possibly work, I need a longer arm for my throttle linkage. this thing:

somebody make these, or can you buy them in different lengths? I need one an inch longer.

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Unread 07-17-2013, 05:36 AM   #2
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Most folks section them. Just cut it in half and use a short sleeve to extend it. The other option is to thread the inside (on the hollow ones)and use a piece of thin all-thread to join them. You can also extend the linkage at the pivot ball using a short piece of flatstock.
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